Mosquito wing at 40x


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Really interesting pattern and colors.....will try to emulate something like this in the future.... Thanx for sharing as usual ! ;)
buddy icon laurie.knight
5 years ago
[http://www.flickr.com/photos/snic320] Thanks! The colours are apparently interference patterns so the angle of the lights is very important. If you're going to try to shoot these, put the wing under a lens and look at it as you move a light around it to see how it affects the colours...
generic buddy icon Newatit1
5 years ago
blue swirvy2 We miss your great photos!
buddy icon edgehill
5 years ago
Nice to see at the next level down. I did this at 18x: Mosquito wing (crop)
buddy icon zxgirl
5 years ago
Oh wow - I love macro photography, but can only dream of getting this close. Do you shoot through a microscope? This is really beautiful.
buddy icon laurie.knight
5 years ago
[http://www.flickr.com/photos/zxgirl] Thanks! I use parts of a microscope, a base/focus mechanism for moving the subject for focus slicing and various microscope objective lenses for the high magnification work (mounted on an OM bellows).
buddy icon Ed...
5 years ago
Impresionanteeeeee!!
buddy icon Nikon Telezoomer
5 years ago
Excellent work, I wonder if I get a perfect focus with my 60mm macro, and crop it down that I would get a similar result. I have been playing with reflections and moving light in different objects for very futuristic looking shots.
buddy icon zxgirl
5 years ago
That sounds like a lot of prep work, but it achieves spectacular results. Thanks for the description!


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Mosquito

Family : Culicidae

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